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Bourbon County Fair Sheep Show

Tuesday, June 28th, 2022

Bourbon County Fair Grounds -

30 Legion Road, Paris, KY 40361

Chairman: Austin and Annie Johnson


Breeding: Starts at 4:30 pm

Market Lamb Weigh-in: 4:00 pm - Market Lamb Showmanship: 5:00 pm or at the end of the breeding show with Market Lamb show following showmanship.

Age Classes: (Age as of January 1 of current year)

Novice: under 9

Clover: 9 to 11

Junior: 12 to 13

Intermediate: 14 to 16

Senior: 17 and above

Bourbon County Novice Showmanship $25.00


-Health requirements refer to insert.

-All animals must be on fairgrounds by 4:00 pm.

-Anyone in 4-H and FFA, and others are eligible for open classes.

-Only Blue-Ribbon Animals are eligible for championship drive.

-There will be no more than two entries per person per class

-Showmanship entries must show in one other class. Open to all youth.

-All 4-H, FFA, and Novice market lamb entries must be nominated in the exhibitor's name and identified by the -Kentucky Uniform Identification Program. See 4-H agent or FFA advisor for details.

-All lambs must be shown by the exhibitor (owner) unless the exhibitor is incapacitated (deprived of strength or ability; physically impaired) or had more than one entry in a class, then he or she may have another 4-H or FFA youth exhibit his or her animal.

-Market lamb exhibitors will be limited to six lambs. Novice exhibitors will be limited to two lambs.

-KUIP lambs can be shown in either breeding or market lamb classes or both.

-Exhibitors are expected to remove any livestock bedding that is brought into the fairgrounds.

-Anyone entering grounds will pay admission.

Market Lamb Classes:

Premiums: $20, $15, $10, $5, $5

Novice Market Lambs will be shown by weight.

Youth market lambs will be shown by breed and weight. Lambs will be split into classes of 20 lambs or less at the discretion of the show committee.

The show committee will confirm the breed of lamb. There must be five lambs in a breed to have a breed show. If five head cannot be met, lambs will be placed in either WFX or BFX classes. The decision of the show chairman and/or judge is final. Anyone failing to abide by these rules will forfeit all premium money and awards.

Breed order for the market lamb show will be determined the night of the show.

Breeding Show:

Premiums: $20, $15, $10, $5, $5

Breed Order: Dorset, Hampshire, Southdown, Suffolk, AOB, BFX, WFX

Breed Classes:

348. Ewe Lamb

349. Pair of Ewe Lambs

350. Ewe one year old and under two

351. Pair of yearling ewes

352. Ram Lamb

353. Pair of Ram Lambs

354. Ram, one year old and under two

A trophy will be presented to Supreme Champion Ewe and Ram